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Fortin wins women's contest in Battenkill

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The peloton flies through the Eagleville covered bridge

The peloton flies through the Eagleville covered bridge (Image credit: Barry Koblenz/basetwelvephoto.com)
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Veronique Forin (TEAM TIBCO) Takes a solo flyer with about 30km to go.

Veronique Forin (TEAM TIBCO) Takes a solo flyer with about 30km to go. (Image credit: Marco Quezada/nyvelocity.com)
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Alizee Brien(Specialized-Masda-SGC) realizes that the winning move is up ahead. All she can do is hold on for third place.

Alizee Brien(Specialized-Masda-SGC) realizes that the winning move is up ahead. All she can do is hold on for third place. (Image credit: Marco Quezada/nyvelocity.com)
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Alizee Brien (Specialized-Masda-SGC) sees the move go ahead . But it was a bit too late.

Alizee Brien (Specialized-Masda-SGC) sees the move go ahead . But it was a bit too late. (Image credit: Marco Quezada/nyvelocity.com)
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Veronique Forin (TEAM TIBCO) starts what turned out to be the winning move.

Veronique Forin (TEAM TIBCO) starts what turned out to be the winning move. (Image credit: Marco Quezada/nyvelocity.com)
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The riders start to get itchy and are ready to go to work.

The riders start to get itchy and are ready to go to work. (Image credit: Marco Quezada/nyvelocity.com)
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Anne Donley current Colorado road state champ. (Boulder Orthopedic) is tucked away waiting for a chance to punch it in

Anne Donley current Colorado road state champ. (Boulder Orthopedic) is tucked away waiting for a chance to punch it in (Image credit: Marco Quezada/nyvelocity.com)
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The Ladies are flying.

The Ladies are flying. (Image credit: Marco Quezada/nyvelocity.com)
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The field starts to get strung out as soon they hit the dirt.

The field starts to get strung out as soon they hit the dirt. (Image credit: Marco Quezada/nyvelocity.com)
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No this is not Belgium. Nope it's NEW YORK BABY!!!

No this is not Belgium. Nope it's NEW YORK BABY!!! (Image credit: Marco Quezada/nyvelocity.com)
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(Image credit: Marco Quezada/nyvelocity.com)
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(Image credit: Marco Quezada/nyvelocity.com)
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(Image credit: Marco Quezada/nyvelocity.com)
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(Image credit: Marco Quezada/nyvelocity.com)
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(Image credit: Marco Quezada/nyvelocity.com)
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From L-to-R the womens podium Crystal Anthony (ladiesfirts Racing) second place Veronique Forin (TEAM TIBCO) first place Alizee Brien (Specialized-Masda-SGC) third place.

From L-to-R the womens podium Crystal Anthony (ladiesfirts Racing) second place Veronique Forin (TEAM TIBCO) first place Alizee Brien (Specialized-Masda-SGC) third place. (Image credit: Marco Quezada/nyvelocity.com)
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Veronique Forin (TEAM TIBCO) Takes the 2012 Tour Of The Battenkill

Veronique Forin (TEAM TIBCO) Takes the 2012 Tour Of The Battenkill (Image credit: Marco Quezada/nyvelocity.com)
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Veronique Fortin (Tibco) ascends Stage Road safely in the lead

Veronique Fortin (Tibco) ascends Stage Road safely in the lead (Image credit: Barry Koblenz/basetwelvephoto.com)
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Alizee Brien (specialized-mazda-sgc) chases Veronique Fortin (Tibco) near Buskirk

Alizee Brien (specialized-mazda-sgc) chases Veronique Fortin (Tibco) near Buskirk (Image credit: Barry Koblenz/basetwelvephoto.com)
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First chase group on Stage Road

First chase group on Stage Road (Image credit: Barry Koblenz/basetwelvephoto.com)
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Second chase group on Stage Road

Second chase group on Stage Road (Image credit: Barry Koblenz/basetwelvephoto.com)
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A Team Kenda rider takes a flyer on the Carney Cassidy Road climb

A Team Kenda rider takes a flyer on the Carney Cassidy Road climb (Image credit: Barry Koblenz/basetwelvephoto.com)
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The peloton chases on Carney Cassidy Road

The peloton chases on Carney Cassidy Road (Image credit: Barry Koblenz/basetwelvephoto.com)
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Determination marks the face of this Colavita rider on the brutal Carney Cassidy Road climb

Determination marks the face of this Colavita rider on the brutal Carney Cassidy Road climb (Image credit: Barry Koblenz/basetwelvephoto.com)
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The dust at several locations was very dense

The dust at several locations was very dense (Image credit: Barry Koblenz/basetwelvephoto.com)
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Alizee Brien (specialized-mazda-sgc) on the last dirt section

Alizee Brien (specialized-mazda-sgc) on the last dirt section (Image credit: Barry Koblenz/basetwelvephoto.com)
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Bunch sprint at finish

Bunch sprint at finish (Image credit: Barry Koblenz/basetwelvephoto.com)
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Dust obscures trailing riders as this racer ascends Meetinghouse Road

Dust obscures trailing riders as this racer ascends Meetinghouse Road (Image credit: Barry Koblenz/basetwelvephoto.com)
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Climbing on Meetinghouse Road

Climbing on Meetinghouse Road (Image credit: Barry Koblenz/basetwelvephoto.com)
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Climbing on the dirt of Juniper Swamp with Colavita and Tibco leading

Climbing on the dirt of Juniper Swamp with Colavita and Tibco leading (Image credit: Barry Koblenz/basetwelvephoto.com)
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Alizee Brien (Specialized-Mazda-SGC) climbing Juniper Swamp

Alizee Brien (Specialized-Mazda-SGC) climbing Juniper Swamp (Image credit: Barry Koblenz/basetwelvephoto.com)
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Kathleen Lysakowski (Farm Team Elite Women's Cycling) on Juniper Swamp

Kathleen Lysakowski (Farm Team Elite Women's Cycling) on Juniper Swamp (Image credit: Barry Koblenz/basetwelvephoto.com)
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Determination on the face of this Team Kenda racer

Determination on the face of this Team Kenda racer (Image credit: Barry Koblenz/basetwelvephoto.com)
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Kacey Wander (Farm Team Elite Women's Cycling) on Juniper Swamp

Kacey Wander (Farm Team Elite Women's Cycling) on Juniper Swamp (Image credit: Barry Koblenz/basetwelvephoto.com)
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Cara Gillis (Team Kenda)

Cara Gillis (Team Kenda) (Image credit: Barry Koblenz/basetwelvephoto.com)
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A PB and Co rider on Juniper Swamp

A PB and Co rider on Juniper Swamp (Image credit: Barry Koblenz/basetwelvephoto.com)
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Juniper Swamp

Juniper Swamp (Image credit: Barry Koblenz/basetwelvephoto.com)
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Strung out on the fast decent into Salem

Strung out on the fast decent into Salem (Image credit: Barry Koblenz/basetwelvephoto.com)
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The American flag waves in the breeze as the race passes through a feed zone

The American flag waves in the breeze as the race passes through a feed zone (Image credit: Barry Koblenz/basetwelvephoto.com)
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Women's Podium

Women's Podium (Image credit: Barry Koblenz/basetwelvephoto.com)

Full Results

#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Veronique Fortin3:00:38
2Crystal Anthony (LadiesFirst Racing)0:00:44
3Alizee Brien (specialized-mazda-sgc)
4Marti Shea (Destination Cycling)0:00:45
5Evelyne Blouin (Real Deal Racing / La Bicicletta)0:02:59
6Kathleen Billington (Vanderkitten-Focus)0:04:12
7Anne Donley (Boulder Orthopedic)0:04:13
8Melissa Ross (Team Kenda presented by Geargrinder)
9Fabienne Gérard (CRCA/Eumaeus Asset Mgmt-Fuoriclasse)
10Anne Marie Morrin (specialized-mazda-sgc)
11Patty Buerkle (Edlow Int p/b Bike Beat)
12Monika Sattler (XO Communications p/b Cisco)
13Jessica Chong (Morgan Stanley Cycling Team)
14Peggy LeGrand (US Military)
15Laura Ralston (Team Kenda p/b Geargrinder)
16Beth Ruiz (Farm Team Elite Women's Cycling)
17Kathleen Lysakowski (Farm Team Elite Women's Cycling Team)
18Kacy Wander (Farm Team Elite Women's Cycling)
19Jennifer Martin (Team Kenda presented by Geargrinder)0:04:14
20Virginia Gautier (specialized-mazda-sgc)
21Yuri Matsumoto (Wheelworks Racing)
22Gabrielle Pilote Fortin (Équipe Dedaccai-hype)
23Martha Buckley (Wheelworks Racing)0:04:16
24Jenny Ives (Farm Team Elite Women's Cycling)0:05:40
25Stephanie Skoreyko (Kallisto/Wheels of Oakville)
26Silke Wunderwald (Team Kenda presented by Geargrinder)0:05:57
27Casey Kelly (MVP Health Care Cycling)0:06:39
28Sheila Vibert (Sunapee Racing Team)0:06:40
29Mary Zider (Colavita-EspnW Pro Cycling)
30Cara Gillis (Team Kenda p/b Geargrinder)0:07:10
31Michelle Paiement (Stevens Racing p/b The Cyclery)0:07:11
32Sara Clafferty (ABRT)0:08:41
33Rosanne Van Dorn (Team Placid Planet)
34Ruth Sherman (Corning/Notubes/Swan Cycles)0:08:42
35Robyn Passander (ZCC Zanes Cycles)0:08:43
36Kyleanne Hunter (XO Communications p/b Cisco)0:11:19
37Raquel Miller (CRCA/Houlihan-Lokey)0:11:20
38Erin Silliman (MVP Health Care Cycling)0:12:33
39Audrey Scott (Farm Team Elite Women's Cycling)0:12:39
40Clara Kelly (NEBC p/b Cycle Loft)0:16:09
41Mary Costelloe (Kutztown University)0:21:14
42Lauren De Crescenzo (Team Kenda p/b Geargrinder)0:25:42
43Sara Foster (Corning/No Tubes Race Team/Swan Cycles)
44Mia Moore (Les Petites Victoires)0:25:43
45Anna McLoon0:25:45
46Thea Parent (Peanut Butter & Co Human Zoom)0:27:38
47Meredith Ehn (Farm Team Elite Women's Cycling)0:27:55
48Adriane Provost0:28:42
49Stacey Jensen (Team Kenda presented by Geargrinder)0:28:53
50Colleen Paine (Team Kenda p/b Geargrinder)0:33:34
51Kristine Church0:49:44
DNFLaurel Green (Peaks Coaching Group)
DNFSarah Krzysiak (Farm Team Elite Women's Cycling)
DNFKate Veronneau (Kutztown Cutters)
DNFArley Kemmerer (MUD)

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